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Economic Development
Overview
Lafayette is open for business and is a strong supporter of economic development. The city is located just northwest of Denver in the southeast corner of Boulder County, 10 miles east of Boulder. The community offers a small town atmosphere with the convenience of easy access to a major metropolitan area. Lafayette’s location, accessibility, and high quality of life combine to make the city a desirable location for residential, commercial, and light industrial development.

Lafayette Fast Facts
Within a 5-mile radius of U.S. Highway 287 and South Boulder Road: 
  • Average household income of $106,180 
  • More than 50% of adults have at least a bachelor's degree
  • More than 70% of homes are owner occupied
  • Population of 117,649

Figures from The Nielsen Company and are current as of January 2014.

Mission
To encourage economic development within the city that enhances the city’s tax base, increases primary jobs within the city, and maintains the community’s quality of life.

Contact Us
Phillip Patterson
Assistant City Administrator
Community Development Director
Email

1290 S. Public Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026

303-665-5588 x 1267
Fax: 303-665-2153

Hours
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
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